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Howick Restaurants That’ll Blow You Away!

Howick Restaurants That’ll Blow You Away!

Despite being a charming yet small town in the heart of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, Howick offers a diverse culinary scene with more than just coffee shops. Many restaurants here do pose as unassuming coffee shops, that is, until you have a look at their menus.

Bursting with vibrancy and flavour, you’ll find a world of unique gourmet delicacies that make you wonder why the owners have disguised their culinary treasures behind the façade of an innocent-looking coffee shop. So, if you’re ready to uncover these unique gourmet delicacies, let’s venture into Howick restaurants that will blow your mind and enchant your pallet. It’s time for a feast, baby!

Now for The Top Howick Restaurants

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Terbodore Coffee Bar

Howick Restaurants That’ll Blow You Away!
Image: Terbodore, 2024

From vegetarian ratatouille, sweet corn fritters, homemade granola, and breakfast berry smoothies and beyond, Terbodore Coffee Bar has landed its spot on the list of must-visit Howick restaurants. Breakfast is served between 8:30 am and 11 am, and lunch is served between 12 noon and 3 pm. Starters include homemade soup and country salad featuring seasonal ingredients like mangetout (also called snow peas), spicy nuts, biltong, and much more.

For mains, you can indulge in Moroccan Lamb & Prude, a cubed and deboned leg of lamb characterised by sweet and savoury flavours and served with couscous and vegetables. Or you could also order the vegetarian vegetable casserole made with seasonal vegetables and chickpeas served on fluffy brown rice with a side salad. Another yummy menu item is pork and pear pasta, which you must try if you crave avant-garde.

Terbone Coffee Bar is a beautiful oasis with its modern interior and naturalistic setting. It’s the perfect place to spend a few hours at, savouring the flavours of Howick and basking in the serene beauty of its surroundings. They are located at 87 Currys Post Road in Howick, operating from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Terbodore Coffee Bar has a stellar 4.6-star rating out of 1,517 Google reviews. Wow!

Piggly Wiggly Coffee Shop

Howick Restaurants That’ll Blow You Away!
Image: Piggly Wiggly Coffee Shop Howick, 2024

Located at R103 Midlands Meander in KwaZulu-Natal, the Piggly Wiggly Coffee Shop is among the highly regarded Howick restaurants to dine at. The Piggly Wiggly is a well-known spot for family fun and dining, and the Piggly Wiggly spot is only one of 4 dining spots on the property.

They serve delicious and healthy food that anyone enthusiastic about health and vitality can indulge in. You can delight in their luxury nut & seed granola served with yoghurt, blueberries, banana and honey. Or you could order the Veggie Patch, made with spinach and corn hushpuppies encased with cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, halloumi and balsamic glaze. You could also add poached eggs with Hollandaise sauce.

If you’re craving some much-needed lunch, then be sure to try their vegan coconut and chickpea curry or their Smoked Salmon ‘Swimming Up the River’ dish served with local artisanal cream cheese, avo, cucumber, Rosa tomatoes and capers. Mouthwatering, right?  The healthiest menu must be the Asian Style Salad served with strips of grilled chicken cooked in their homemade Asian sauce, spruced up with tomato and cucumber, all topped off with freshly made glass noodles. The Piggly Wiggly is the most family-friendly among all Howick restaurants, with a 4.3-star rating out of 4,502 Google reviews. You can find them at R103 Dargle Road. Be sure to make a booking during the summer months.

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Mulberry Hill Bistro

Howick Restaurants That’ll Blow You Away!
Image: Mulberry Hill Bistro, 2024

The Mulberry Hill Bistro is perfect for a special lunch if you are planning one. It’s nestled close to the scenic countryside of Curry’s Post, offering an opportunity to bask in the ambience of the beautiful KwaZulu Natal. If you want to start of the meal light but tasty, try their famous skewered sesame prawns. Then, perhaps order a lightly smoked trout salad to share with their homemade tangy honey and whole grain mustard vinaigrette dressing. For a main, order the Camembert Chicken served on a bed of roasted veggies decorated with strips of bacon and camembert cheese with basmati rice.

The gourmet duck and cherry pie might tickle your fancy if you’re feeling adventurous. It is made with a crisp puff pastry crust and served with piped mash, diced honeyed sesame carrots, butternut, and creamed spinach. Healthy eating has never been so scandalously delicious.

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The Barn Owl Coffee

Howick Restaurants That’ll Blow You Away!
Image: SA Coffee Guide, 2024

Barn Owl Coffee, one of the top Howick restaurants, offers a culinary experience as well as a visual treat with its magnificent views of the open plateaus of KwaZulu Natal. Take it all in during breakfast over a savoury brekkie bowl of rosemary root veg served with two poached eggs and more tidbits that make the dish super yummy. The banana almond granola bowl is perfect if you want something lighter.

Free Wi-Fi, outdoor seating, and vegetarian and vegan dishes are available to all who wander through its doors. The restaurant is situated at Curry’s Post Road in Curry’s Post, Howick. This restaurant is airy, light, and full of modern quirks that warm up the ambience. Sunlight washes through the building’s ceiling windows, and it’s a restaurant known for its excellent and friendly service. If you’re more vegetable-orientated, the Fullsome Vegan Burger or the Falafel Mezze are perfect for a wholesome lunch. They are open from 9 am to 4 pm, except for Tuesdays and Wednesdays when they are closed.

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Howick Restaurants are There to Indulge You

Howick Restaurants That’ll Blow You Away!
Image: All Our Fingers in the Pie, 2024

In Howick, the small KwaZulu-Natal town, you can find an array of food-lover havens to turn any lunch into a fantastic experience. These Howick restaurants offer you some of the most interesting yet indulging dishes you’ll ever have, like Duck Cherry pie.

But, apart from being flavoured, Howick restaurants offer dishes with goodness. You’ll find veggie-loaded dishes, fibre-filled breakfasts, and fantastic scenery that goes along like fine wine with any outing. So, if you’re hungry in Howick, visit these restaurants to taste what it means to be alive from the inside out. It’s goodness like you’ve never known before, so grab spoonful’s of it, will you?

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